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Oracle ISV Product Partnerships & Licensing Sr. Manager / Director (REMOTE) in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Location: Telecommuting / remote from within the US (this position is not eligible for sponsorship)

From advancing energy efficiency to reimaging online commerce, the work we do at Oracle is not only redefining the world of business – it’s helping advance governments, power nonprofits, and giving billions of people the tools, they need to innovate.

We are agents of change. Imagine being a part of an innovative learning environment where you can enhance your expertise, further develop your capabilities; and make a difference in the world! In this role you have an opportunity to lead the development of highly impactful customer solutions with a valuable and growing set of partners.

The position offers an exceptional opportunity to deliver corporate-level global leadership for highly strategic growth opportunities and includes strategy formulation, new business models, inbound licensing arrangements, M&A due diligence/integration and ecosystem development. This organization is a leader in Oracle’s transformation and is responsible for identifying and executing on innovative solutions for partners and customers globally, across all products and for multiple high-growth industries.

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Responsibilities

Description:

This role will play a leading role in driving successful partner ecosystem development with the Independent Software Vendor (“ISV”) community, licensing of intellectual property that is a feature and functionality of Oracle products and services that meet our Development and Product goals. These partnerships will enable Oracle engineering teams to use external technologies in our offerings. The position reports to the Vice President of ISV Product Partnerships & Licensing.

You will have responsibility for working with internal partners to strategize and implement partnerships for ISV Product Partnership where Oracle will be inbound licensing third party IP (object code, APIs, data, source code, etc.) to embed within or offer as an add-on to our products. You will work with all levels, internally and externally, to drive relationships, strategies, solutions, and transactions.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Partnership and Ecosystem Strategy Development:

  • Working with diverse teams, across multiple divisions, will manage inbound negotiations, internal business requirements and stakeholders to deliver timely results to your internal customers.

  • A trusted advisor who works closely with leadership across various Oracle functions, evaluating potential inbound licensing opportunities, advising on deal structure, working with Development/Engineering to think through business strategy, product roadmaps and agreements with third parties aligning with product strategy.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (engineering, support, operations, sales, finance, legal and other key functions) to structure business initiatives, develop work plans, lead analysis, and develop/communicate final recommendations.

  • Applies emerging data sources to deliver insights that support decisions and provides input into the most effective ways to understand value drivers, architect partnerships and design ecosystems for maximum customer and business impact.

  • Identifies where partner programs or programmatic approaches can deliver benefits across a range of partnerships. Participates in the growth of partner programs where programs increase the effectiveness or efficiency of Oracle’s collaboration with its ecosystem partners.

Transaction Execution:

  • Develops business cases with clear value drivers for inbound partnerships and creatively structures partnerships to achieve business objectives. Identifies potential outcomes and risks.

  • Develops a deep understanding of the partner’s strategy, business, operations and needs in a way that helps identify the optimal ways to construct the partnership for maximum impact.

  • Develops and leads negotiation strategy, options and scenarios with partners. Grows a positive relationship with partners to set the partnership up for long-term success.

  • Communicates with all partners at all stages of the deal process to secure agreement and approvals. Drives deals to closure while maintaining willingness to walk away from deals which do not meet business objectives or introduce an unacceptable risk.

  • Leads diligence on M&A initiatives that require due diligence of the targets IP and the third-party commercial inclusion, collaborating with cross functional teams to structure integration plans and advise Executive Management.

  • Manages post-closing integration of approved usage and remediation plans of third-party IP.

Deal Management and Partnership Governance:

  • Collaborating with Development and Engineering teams to manage ongoing relations with the inbound providers and work as the key escalation point on material issues.

  • Monitors deal performance and track efficacy relative to expectations post-close. Maintain ongoing relationship with partners to ensure compliance and commitments are fulfilled.

  • Identifies approaches to grow the impact of the partnership, gathers findings and insights, and raises as needed with partner and Oracle leadership.

Experience Profile:

  • 10+ years of business experience in technology, with relevant experience in structuring, influencing/negotiating, and leading sophisticated partnerships and/or acquisitions. This includes inbound licensing of IP.

  • Negotiating and managing long term inbound licensing relationships.

  • Subject matter expertise in cloud services and/or working with ecosystem partners in the cloud infrastructure, data, AI and machine learning, security, SaaS applications, and middleware services are positives but not requirements for this role.

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced setting, where you are the leader in identifying solutions in highly ambiguous situations.

  • Brings structure, creativity, and intellectual power to evaluating ambiguous business opportunities and challenges.

  • Experience in implementing agreements with engineering to assess inclusion of third-party IP (source code, object code, data, API’s, etc.), through planning, discussion, agreement facilitation, and ongoing management.

  • Passion for product, technology, and creating great end-to-end customer experiences.

  • Business strategy and market development experience with analytical and business modeling skills.

  • Exploring a wide range of possible effective partnering approaches.

  • Passion for bringing a growth mentality to develop a high-performance team. Achieving our potential is a team effort and a passion for contributing to the success of others and enhancing the knowledge of others are important elements of success.

  • Leading cross-disciplinary virtual teams and driving initiatives, projects and partnerships from creation to implementation; project management experience.

  • A growing ability to communicate and influence at all levels and across a variety of functions (such as engineering, marketing, sales, customer success, finance and legal).

  • Key interpersonal traits: intellectual curiosity, collaboration, creativity, adaptability, unquestionable ethics and integrity, bias towards data-based decision making, and a willingness to advocate for calculated risks.

Perks:

  • We invest in our people through a deliberate approach of aligning career goals and growth areas with projects, mentoring, and training.

  • We're outstandingly diverse - our workforce has many underrepresented groups and people of all ages - creating innovative teams.

  • We have fantastic benefits, ranging from insurance (medical, dental, and vision) to 401k matching to an Employee Stock Purchase Program.

If you are a Colorado resident, Please Contact us or Email us at oracle-salary-inquiries_us@oracle.com to receive compensation and benefits information for this role. Please include this Job ID: 178368 in the subject line of the email. #LI-CG2

About Us

Diversity and Inclusion:

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation. .

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

Disclaimer:

Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer * . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer

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